ALTA GH-100 Arca Compatible Grip Head

ALTA GH-100 Arca Compatible Grip Head

Item: ALTA GH-100

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Vanguard's ALTA GH-100 Pistol-Grip Ballhead combines impressive ergonomic control with a precise, smooth ball head. With a safe payload capacity of 6 kg/13.2 lbs, this lightweight pistol grip allows you to lock, unlock, and reposition your gear comfortably with one hand, leaving your other hand free to make lens adjustments.

  • Never waver – Pistol grip provides secure one-handed operation of head controls
  • Versatile – Outstanding for still photography, videography or even surveillance
  • Control– Friction Control System allows you to control the level of friction on the ball to accommodate changing equipment weight and to control weight balance
  • Robustness – Magnesium alloy construction for lightweight and long-lasting performance
  • Precise – 72 built-in click stops, Bubble level for precise panoramic photo and videography
  • Custom fit - 8-stop Handle positioning for superior ergonomics
  • Smooth – Anodized center ball allows for extremely fluid movement without sacrificing precise control
  • Optimum load performance – 6kg (13.2 lbs) safety payload for multi-gear options
  • Safe – Arca-type quick release system & Dual-locking quick shoe mechanism
  • Pan Head Base –  58mm with 3/8 to ¼ reducer bushing

Fusing the smooth precision of a ball head with impressive and unmatched ergonomic control, ALTA GH-100 enables you to position your camera or spotting scope quickly with unmatched versatility.

The Pistol Grip Ball Head is constructed by state of the art materials and production processes, to grantee unwavering secure locking system so that your gear stays in place in all angle positions and offer ultra-smooth movements for perfect positioning.

Our innovative Ball Release System enables you to unlock, reposition and lock gear into place with the ease of only 1 finger. Keeping accurate, succinct control of the Grip Head has never been easier. You get a well-made and extremely comfortable product that enables one-handed, convenient operation which frees your other hand to make any necessary lens adjustments.

Simply pressing the handle allows 360-degrees of panning movement, -32 to +90-degrees of side-to-side tilt along with -8 to +90-degree back to front tilt movement all around. It instantly locks into place with the simple release of the handle.

Other impressive features include our Friction Control System; which allows you to modify the level of friction on the ball to accommodate changing equipment weight (such as switching to heavier lenses, adding light sources, etc). The anodized center ball allows for extremely fluid movement without sacrificing the precise control you need.

ALTA GH-100 ensures the safety of your expensive equipment with a dual-locking quick shoe mechanism; which prevents accidental release. It lets you attach and detach your gear quickly and efficiently with the Arca-size compatible ALTA QS-60 V2.

Other notable features include its 72-click point panorama, offering a wide-range 72-point rotation with precise click-into-place positioning that moves the camera 5 degrees per click, which prevents jumps in shots to help ensure a perfect 360-degree panoramic image. ALTA GH-100 provides impressive versatility in positioning with 360-degree horizontal movement and a 90 degree-angle tilt.

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Head Style Grip Head Grip Head
Handles One One
Model Number Alta GH-100 Alta GH-100
Arca Swiss Compatible Yes Yes
Quick Shoe QS-60S V2 QS-60S V2
Maximum Load Capacity 13.2lbs 6kg
Separate Pan Lock Yes Yes
Friction Control Yes Yes
Swivel 360 degrees 360 degrees
Frontal Tilt -8 to 90 degrees -8 to 90 degrees
Lateral Tilt -90 to 32 degrees -90 to 32 degrees
Spirit Bubble Levels 2 2
Length 8 1/4'') 205 mm (4 1/2'')
Height 4 1/4 inches 107mm
Base Diameter 2 1/4 inches 58mm
Head Attachment Thread 1/4 and 3/8 inch 1/4 and 3/8 inch
Weight 27.5 oz 780g
Accessories Quick Shoe and 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch adaptor thread included Quick Shoe and 1/4 inch to 3/8 inch adaptor thread included
Suitable For Mirrorless Yes Yes
Suitable For DSLR Yes Yes
Suitable For PRO Kit Yes (Smaller Kit) Yes (Smaller Kit)
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years
Extended Warranty 10 Years 10 Years
Series Alta Heads Alta Heads
Colour Anthracite Anthracite
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